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Senate ends standoff, agrees to start Trump’s impeachment trial Feb. 9 (ven., 22 janv. 2021)
The delay is in the mutual interest of the former and current presidents: Trump has struggled to assemble a legal team, and Biden has seen scant progress on confirming his Cabinet.
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Tests of Biden’s leadership, and GOP’s willingness to cooperate, come quickly (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
The president hopes to show government can work effectively to combat the pandemic and revive the economy while trying to change the political climate in the capital.
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Larry King, TV host who gave boldface names a cozy forum, dies at 87 (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
The broadcaster reigned on cable news for a quarter-century, giving guests a safe haven to spill their secrets, hype their projects and soften their image.
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100 million doses in 100 days: How Biden’s coronavirus vaccine push compares with those of other countries (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
The United States is near the top of the pack, behind some of the fastest countries to vaccinate, including Israel and Britain, but ahead of most of the rest of the world.
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The GOP’s looming impeachment strategy: Focus on the Constitution, not Trump (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
Republicans reportedly plan to argue Trump can't be convicted now that he's out of office.
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What happens next in the impeachment of President Trump? (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
Trump is the first president in history to be impeached twice. could the Senate convict him?
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The case against Democrats nuking the filibuster (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
There are plenty of compelling — mostly practical — reasons to approach ending the filibuster cautiously.
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The GOP’s looming impeachment strategy: Focus on the Constitution, not Trump (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
Republicans reportedly plan to argue Trump can't be convicted now that he's out of office.
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Turned off by Biden’s approach, GOP opposition to stimulus relief intensifies (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
Biden may find he can get a big plan or a bipartisan plan — but not both.
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‘Good-looking Marines’: Video misrepresents Biden at inauguration (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
A viral tweet tried to spin up a conspiracy theory about the new president's mental capacity.
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To fight impeachment, Trump turns to ‘Butch’ Bowers, a South Carolina lawyer at a small firm who has defended state Republicans (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham recommended Bowers for a job many prominent Washington lawyers did not want.
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Biden signs executive orders to boost economic relief for Americans struggling amid pandemic (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
The president plans an address from the White House on his administration's efforts to address an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Biden reverses Trump orders seen as hostile to federal workers (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
In its early days, the Biden administration is setting a different tone toward civil servants.
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Biden administration weighs turning over Trump tax returns to House Democrats (Sat, 23 Jan 2021)
A House lawsuit to enforce a subpoena, stalled since March, awaits a decision by new Treasury officials on whether to drop objections to a release.
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2020 was another reminder that power is decided by the people who actually vote* (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
* And by the way the system allocates that power
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President Biden signs order to increase federal food benefits, among executive actions to stabilize the U.S. economy (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
Biden is asking the Department of Agriculture to allow states to increase Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits — food assistance formerly called food stamps, and to increase by 15 percent benefits awarded through a school meals programs for low-income schools started during the pandemic, according to Biden officials. That could give a family of three children more than $100 in extra benefits every two months, according to administration officials.
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Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland sets off metal detector while carrying gun near House chamber (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
The Capitol Police are investigating the incident, a spokeswoman said.
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QAnon and pro-Trump online forums are struggling and fracturing in aftermath of the U.S. Capitol siege (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
Forums central to spreading QAnon and supporting former President Trump have become fractured or gone offline entirely since then Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, raising questions about their long-term viability.
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What happens next in the impeachment of President Trump? (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
Trump is the first president in history to be impeached twice. could the Senate convict him?
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It is time once again to explain what the filibuster is and isn’t (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
What's been portrayed as an integral part of the Senate process very much is not.
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Bemittened Bernie: The meme that resonated around the world (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
An image of the former presidential contender, seated at Biden's inauguration, found global resonance, transcending nationality, politics and context.
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Hundreds of D.C. poll workers affected by payment delays are starting to receive their checks (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
A mail delay affecting more than 2,400 payments frustrated city residents who were told to expect checks by Christmas.
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Senate ends standoff, agrees to start Trump’s impeachment trial Feb. 9 (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
The delay is in the mutual interest of the former and current presidents: Trump has struggled to assemble a legal team, and Biden has seen scant progress on confirming his Cabinet.
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Tracking the political appointees Biden is nominating to fill the top roles in his administration (Fri, 22 Jan 2021)
Follow the president-elect’s progress filling nearly 800 positions, among the 1,250 that require Senate confirmation, in this tracker from The Washington Post and the Partnership for Public Service.
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